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City Times

A March 16 ride takes The Awarewolfs from the Old Trolley Barn Park in University Heights through Mission Valley and ends at Fiesta Island, where The Awarewolfs relax and enjoy each others company. Photo credit: Troy Orem

All Cyclists Are Not Created Equal: The Awarewolfs Bring a Fresh Perspective to Cycling in San Diego

Amanda Rhoades May 14, 2014

In a car you're always in a compartment, and because you're used to it you don't realize that through that car window everything you see is just more TV. You're a passive observer and it is all moving...

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Curran Plaza: Then and Now (photo illustration). Photo credit: Troy Orem

City’s First Century: 100 Years of Students, Education and Construction

1914: San Diego Junior College, which would later become known as San Diego City College, was founded with 35 students and four instructors. It was the first community college in San Diego and the fifth...

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The voice actors prepare themselves, doing multiple readings to fine tune the voices they will use for the show. Photo credit: Troy Orem

Dramas to Hit the Airwaves: Student Radio Brings Back an Old Art Form

Amanda Rhoades May 14, 2014

Before the average American household had more TVs than people, radio dramas were a vital part the entertainment industry. They began airing in the 1920s, but were popularized in 1938 when Orson Welles’...

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There are many resources available to those hoping to quit the nicotine habit. (Photo illustration) Photo credit: Troy Orem

No Easy Way Out: A Stressed-Out Student’s Take on Kicking the Habit

Amanda Rhoades May 14, 2014

It has been one month, 15 days and 10 hours since I had my last cigarette. According to the app on my phone, I’ve saved $75.91 since then by not inhaling 1.735 grams of tar into my lungs. This equates...

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A person recording a St. Patricks Day event on an iPad Photo credit: Troy Orem

Enjoy the Concert, Don’t Record It: Keep the Photos to a Minimum, Eyes on the Stage and Have a Fun Time

Amanda Rhoades May 14, 2014

In the movie “Almost Famous,” writer William Miller finds himself scribbling down notes at a Stillwater and Black Sabbath concert until Penny Lane takes his pencil away and shakes her head....

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City Times given top honors by journalism organizations

Amanda Rhoades November 29, 2012

City Times was named third best college newspaper and second best college news website at the San Diego Press Club’s 39th Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards Oct. 23 at the Hall of Champions in...

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Shop with a jock

Amanda Rhoades November 14, 2012

In a partnership with the American Federation of Teachers, the City College Athletics Department will bring back its Shop With A Jock program this holiday season.The program will award 10 or more children...

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‘Invest in our future’

Amanda Rhoades November 14, 2012

On election night, things weren’t looking good for California Proposition 30, the temporary sales tax increase to prevent further public higher-education cuts. Sometime around 11:30 p.m. the numbers...

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Starlite hosts Seeds fundraiser

Amanda Rhoades November 14, 2012

Starlite in Mission Hills will host its second annual fundraiser benefitting City College's [email protected] urban farm and sustainable agriculture program on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Menu items will feature produce...

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